Std Risk From Oral Sex On Woman

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The Well Project

Oral Sex: What's the Real Risk for HIV?

... Table of Contents Studies on the Risks of Oral Sex Tips for Safer Oral Sex Taking Care of Yourself The chances of HIV being transmitted from an HIV+ person to an HIV-negativeperson depends on the type of contact. HIV is most easily transmitted throughunprotected (no
Ask the Experts

Having Safe Sex

I'm a male who doesn't mind using a condom, but i worry about the vaginal fluid getting at the base of my penis and on my scrotum during intercourse - the area a condom doesn't cover. What STD's am i at risk for in that scenario? Also if i want to...
Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Response from Ryan M. Kull, C.S.W

Columbia University's Health & Related Services
...Warts, Herpes Simplex Virus (HSV), Molluscum Contagiosum, Chancroid, Syphilis, Crabs/Pubic Lice, and Scabies. Read through the sexually transmitted disease basics at The Body for more information on these infections. There is evidence that the... Read more »

Canadian Oral Sex Guidelines

Why do we keep hearing that "oral sex is safe in Canada"? Meaning, presumably, that certain Canadian authorities have not placed it on their list of risky behaviors.
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...unprotected vaginal/anal sex. This is a very short-sighted and potentially harmful approach at prevention of HIV and other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). The following will discuss why oral sex can be risky and how one can protect... Read more »

HIV+ woman asks about oral sex

I'm a married HIV+ woman. One of my doctors has told me that for me to givemy (HIV-) husband a blow job without a condom is not dangerous. Is this true?At the present we use condoms when I go down on him and a dental dam when hegoes down on me. My...
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...ever been infected from saliva. Nobody has everbeen infected from kissing either! Keep in mind however that he can getother sexually transmitted diseases (like herpes) by receiving oral sex(assuming you have oral herpes, more commonly known as... Read more »

What if the condom brakes while having sex?

While having sex the condom broke and imidiately stopped, she imidiately started guiving me oral sex; what risk do I have?
Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Response from Rick Sowadsky, M.P.H.

Nevada State Health Division AIDS Program
...were having sex (like intercourse) andthe condom broke, from the time the condom broke, you would be at risk of HIVand other Sexually Transmitted Diseases (STD's). This is because you wouldlose the protection that the condom offered. So if the... Read more »
Articles
San Francisco AIDS Foundation

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV-Related Risks:

...HIV Impacts Specific STDs Do STD Programs Influence HIV Rates? STD-HIV Recommendations Resources Selected Sources Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), formerly known as venereal diseases, are diseases that are spread from... Read more »
The Well Project

Sexually Transmitted Diseases and HIV/AIDS

... Some Sexually Transmitted Diseases to Know About Protecting Yourself and Others The Bottom Line The Basics Sexually transmitted diseases (STDs), also called sexually transmittedinfections (STIs), are diseases and infections that... Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

Sexually Transmitted Disease (STD) Diagnoses and Mental Health Disparities Among Women Who Have Sex With Women Screened at an Urban Community Health Center, Boston, Mass., 2007

... "A growing body of research documents mental health disparities among women who have sex with women (WSW) compared with women who have sex with men only (WSM)," the authors wrote. However, there is limited Read more »
U.S. Centers for Disease Control and Prevention

HIV Transmission

...of the penis) or through small cuts or open sores on the penis. Risk for HIV infection increases if you or a partner has a sexually transmitted disease (STD). See also " Is there a connection between HIV and other sexually transmitted diseases?... Read more »
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